Soldiers, rescue workers and volunteers worked Wednesday to find the living and the dead beneath rubble left by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that destroyed scores of buildings in Mexico’s capital and surrounding states.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas heralded an agreement brokered by Egypt that will see militant group Hamas cede control of the Gaza Strip to his government, a significant development for the Palestinian national movement.
Beijing has set a goal of collecting and analyzing the genetic data from at least 1 million Chinese citizens to help unearth the causes of diseases from cancer to schizophrenia, and pave the way for targeted treatments....
Italy’s Upstart 5 Star Movement is expected to choose as its candidate for prime minister a smooth-talking, suit-wearing lawmaker who could attract voters angry with established parties but wary of the movement’s more radical ideas.
The Supreme Court lambasted electoral officials in a detailed account of the reasoning behind its unprecedented annulment of the presidential election, casting doubt on whether a repeat vote can go ahead when expected.